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Rest In Peace John Anthony West

9/7/1932- 2/6/2018

John Anthony West

Dearest Friends and Supporters most of you are already aware, but for those that are not. John Anthony West Passed away Feb 6th 2018 at approximately 9:40PM

My Mother, Brother Zeke and myself were all present with him at the time of his death. His heart rate slowed down and then stopped. He passed away quietly and peacefully with dignity after putting up an incredible fight against cancer.

I will say that I am deeply moved by the sheer volume of people that have expressed their compassion towards me and my family. But even more so by all of the people that knew his work, and that were changed by it forever. Those that knew him personally could all agree that my father was a one of a kind individual, with an indomitable spirit and an endless capacity to never back down from what he believed in.

My father didn’t care much for funerals and didn’t appreciate the emotion that others brought to them. Because life is eternal, he could never quite get behind what all the fuss was about.

He requested to be cremated and when the time and money permits, Celesta, Zeke and Myself plan to scatter his ashes in Egypt where his heart, mind and life’s work took place.

Thank you everyone for all of your support through this incredibly difficult time. My father is well on his way to his next life. And his work in this life will never be forgotten.

— Zoë Celesta West

John Anthony WestJAW on death


SphinxSekhmetWelcome to the website of John Anthony WestAuthor, lecturer and guide.

JAW by Anita SnellmanJohn Anthony West delivered a seismic shock to archaeology in the early 1990s when he and Boston University geologist Dr. Robert Schoch revealed that the Great Sphinx of Giza in Egypt, showed evidence of rainfall erosion. Such erosion could only mean that the Sphinx was carved during or before the rains that marked the transition of northern Africa from the last Ice Age to the present interglacial epoch, a transition that occurred in the millennia from 10,000 to 5,000 BC.

“Egyptian civilization was not a development, it was a legacy” 

– John Anthony West 

Drawing by Anita Snellman  
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December 31, 2017


Zoë West
Friday, December 29, 2017 at 11:36pm

Me and my Dad on our Nov 2016 trip to Egypt.


This photo was taken a little over a month before his diagnoses.
Please send healing thoughts to him. He is fighting harder now then ever.


Zoë Celesta West

Go Dad!!!!

#fuckcancer #jawproject #jaw #johnwest #prayforjohn



jawsphinx New Year’s Note...(and ongoing)
Clay Roup’s fabulous fundraising effort on fundly [click here] is still of great importance as John was last seen in hospital ...again... and when he’s not in there he simply isn’t able to do his thing! Any and all help is greatly appreciated. Having lived it for years with my aunt, I know, we all know, well, how quickly things can add up.
— Iggy Makarevich

znj August 18, 2017

Today... my Dad John Anthony West is 98% cancer free.

Official update on fundly click here!

Go Dad!!!!

Zoë Celesta West


John Anthony West’s long fight with cancer & pneumonia is nearing the home stretch, but he and his family need your support to make the assisted trip home from the Houston clinic on August 1st. Continue reading →

Our Beloved JAW is 85 today!


7/9 ! 85 ! As he is still valiantly fighting cancer the best birthday gift in the world would be to support him in this fight! If you have not already given then please consider making a donation to his campaign.


It Is Not Over! Not by a long shot. This is the web guy writing, last I heard, (which was a while ago), John was back in hospital but was in general doing a wee bit better in his wonderful recovery from Stage 4 cancer at the center in Texas.He was the editor of a magazine before the monsters got him, consider perhaps the Clay Roup route. It all helps. Good thoughts. Prayers. Good karma. It works. Send some?

We are with you in this fight John, every step of the way.

John Anthony West, the Emmy award winning Egyptologist who took on the ‘Quackademics’ and conventional dating of The Sphinx is now taking on Cancer.

World renowned Egyptologist, writer and satirist John Anthony West has spent the majority of his life fighting academia with his controversial theories of ancient Egypt. In the first days of 2017 John was presented with a new fight, this time he is battling cancer instead of the “Quackademics” (one of many JAW’isms).

For those not familiar with John’s work, one can start with his 1993 Emmy award winning documentary, The Mysteries of the Sphinx, narrated by Charlton Heston. John first hypothesized and then proved geologically that the Sphinx is vastly older than the conventional date of 2500BC taught in schools. Simply put, he has changed the way we look at the history of our civilization.

John West was adamant about using alternative methods over the extremely harsh ‘standard of care’ treatment that would be tough on any person at any age.

The great news is that John has been accepted in the renowned Burzynski Clinic in Houston, Texas. Dr. Stanislaw Burzynski, much like John, is a genius that the establishment does not know how to deal with. The FDA has continually harassed Dr Burzynski for using non standard of care methods, even though his treatment has shown more promise than traditional protocols. His patients testimonies have led to the FDA to consistently fail in their stubborn litigious pursuits.

Most non-traditional cancer treatments are disregarded from health insurance policies, giving most little choice in the matter. In addition to being radically cheaper, Dr Burzynski’s patient case studies have detailed incredible results. Be that as it may, the majority of health care institutions do not acknowledge. This of course requires people like John Anthony West to settle his medical care out of pocket.

We cant let that stop these two from trying.

The Rogue Oncologist meets the Rogue Egyptologist, soon with your help.

We estimate the medical obligations, financial commitments, and on-hold Egypt tours for 2017 to be $155,000. 100% of all funds will go to John West and his family. We also welcome your ideas and suggestions to help out this living treasure to continue his pursuits.

Peace to you all.


Click here to support The John Anthony West Project by Clay Roup

The Emmy award winning Egyptologist who took on the ‘Quackademics’ and conventional dating of The Sphinx is now taking on Cancer.

Dec '16- A month later, JAWs getting dizzy spells during his Enneagram Trip to Egypt. He goes to Albany Medical for checkup and tests upon returning.

· Jan '16- Two weeks ago the Albany Medical CAT and MRI results back. As John puts it, "I got a bad read". John has cancer.

Current- This weekend his son Zeke put out word to his upcoming group that is slated for Feb 15th, which is not likely. Obviously any indications of this sort are not to be taken lightly. The promising news is that Dr. Stanislaw Burzynski in Houston has looked at John medical results and has agreed to take him in. No surprise that insurance wont accept alternative cancer treament centers, so we are starting a fundraiser for him. Graham Hancock is also involved, and he is going to help get the word out to guys like Rogan and others in the community.

All ideas and comments on how to help John are welcome. You will see a few ideas posted on the Fundly site, and please send those in. As for communications, Zeke is helping out with emails and Im also including him here. You can always give me a shout as well

Clay Roup

Our dear friends at Magical Egypt in Oz are already well into helping :)

John Anthony West
675 Manorville Rd.
Saugerties NY 12477

Tel: 518-678-2160

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More good news!

Robert Schoch and I have formed a production company, Akio Enterprises, (which I’ll explain in detail in due course) looking to produce both documentary (and maybe even feature) films and books as well. We thought we had the financing together for our ambitious follow-up to Mystery of the Sphinx but unfortunately that seems to have evaporated.


Nevertheless, we now have the “smoking gun” evidence we have long sought (Gübekli Tepe in Turkey) and we are convinced that we will be able to get the funding together to produce Zep Tepi and the Dawn of Civilization. It may not be long before the quackademics are smoked out of their ivory towers once and for all.


In tandem with Akio Enterprises, we now also have a plan to activate our long-hibernating but still-breathing Foundation, and we also have enthusiastic and knowledgeable people aboard to make it happen via micro, (and, with luck, not-so-micro) funding.  For starters, Schoch and I are actively compiling/writing a book about our decades-long but still ongoing Sphinx battle (working title: Dancing Down the Bridge of Sirah: A Scientist and a Scholar Fend off the Unicorns and Take On the Paradigm Police ... explanation to follow ...eventually)


Curious note: For decades, back before the computer was invented, I dreamed about a way to do an end run around the cannibals and barracudas of Hollywood and mainstream television via some grassroots system of funding. But I could never think of a practical way to make it happen. The digital revolution now makes that possible. Stay tuned! Now it will happen.


PPS. I’ve mentioned this before. Much of my time the past few years has been devoted to working with my firebrand friend and colleague, trend forecaster Gerald Celente. Most of the turbulence going on now, and which will surely get much worse over the the next few years, was predicted in The Trends Journal, which has grown from an 8 page black-and-white newsletter into a substantial full color, take-no-prisoners unique magazine.


It features art work and spectacular graphics from Eugene Gregan and Anthony Freda, two of America’s most talented artists, and articles by a number of extraordinarily knowledgeable contributors. Celente has a proven, uncanny knack for connecting the dots in three dimensions.


I am co-writer / historian / philosopher / sometimes-comedian-in residence. Check out


Conscious Media Network Video Interview:

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An excellent and fun to watch video interview of John recorded by the Conscious Media Network at the CPAK 2007 Conference. An enlightened bunch, the Network features many, many quality interviews to catch up on and offers much of value to enrich understanding.



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John Anthony West

Magical Egypt Enterprises
675 Manorville Rd., Saugerties NY 12477   Tel: 518-678-2160

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Tours await John’s full recovery from stage 4 cancer.
It will be quite a while yet, but it will, most assuredly, be worth the wait.

Send healing thoughts and good karma and share in our relief that he is with us and kicking cancer’s nether regions something fierce!

To learn all about a Magical Egypt trip, complete with a detailed itinerary and to get yourself a seat, read the Trip info page

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